The Iowa Homemaker

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Why not lacquer your kitchen table? The Department of Household Equipment at Iowa State College has found this new paint finish seems to better resist the many and varied stains to which kitchen working surfaces are subjected, than many of the advocated finishes. Few brides wish to "try out" all the many finishes they may choose for kitchen tables or built-in working surfaces. No bride or experienced housewife wants a finish which must be renewed after six months' use. How shall they know what to choose? Inquiry of the many testing laboratories conducted by women's magazines revealed as many "best" finishes as answers given. So research has recently been carried on to find which finish seems to hold up best under kitchen conditions.



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